Why should I take this module?
Welcome to Networking Today!
Congratulations! This module starts you on your path to a successful career in Information Technology by giving you a foundational understanding of the creation, operation, and maintenance of networks. As a bonus, you get to dive into networking simulations using Packet Tracer. We promise you will really enjoy it!
What will I learn to do in this module?
Module Title: Networking Today
Module Objective: Explain the advances in modern network technologies.
|Topic Title||Topic Objective|
|Networks Affect our Lives||Explain how networks affect our daily lives.|
|Network Components||Explain how host and network devices are used.|
|Network Representations and Topologies||Explain network representations and how they are used in network topologies.|
|Common Types of Networks||Compare the characteristics of common types of networks.|
|Internet Connections||Explain how LANs and WANs interconnect to the internet.|
|Reliable Networks||Describe the four basic requirements of a reliable network.|
|Network Trends||Explain how trends such as BYOD, online collaboration, video, and cloud computing are changing the way we interact.|
|Network Security||Identify some basic security threats and solution for all networks.|
|The IT Professional||Explain employment opportunities in the networking field.|